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The Shutdown

The Shutdown
Director: Adam Stafford

Scotland, documentary, 2009, 10 min

Alan Bissett recalls the intense experience of growing up next to one of Europe's largest petrochemical plants and the harrowing experience of an explosion that temporarily deformed his father.

Awards:

2011 – Grand Jury Prize at the Premiers Plans Festival d'Angers (France).
2010 – Best Short Documentary award at the Belo Horizonte Short Film Festival (Brazil).
2010 – Best Short Documentary award at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival (USA).
2010 – Best Short Documentary award at the San Francisco International Film Festival (USA).
2009 – Jury Prize at the Marin County International Festival of Short Film and Video (USA). Aliaska This is

Section: Short film program “Expanded Glimpses“

Screenplay: Alan Bissett

Dir. of Photography: Leo Bruges